Manchester City flop Robinho blames Premier League for holding him back

10 September 2010 07:34
Robinho has hit out at English football for crushing his style as he promised to show his true talents at AC Milan. [LNB]The 26-year-old quit Manchester City on transfer deadline day almost two years after arriving from Real Madrid for a British record £32.5million. [LNB]Despite considering himself among the best in the world, he left the Barclays Premier League with his reputation in tatters and a return of just 16 goals. [LNB] Italian job: Brazil star Robinho expects to be a big hit with the San Siro giants[LNB]'Of course, I didn't do my best (at City),' he said. 'It doesn't only depend on me, but on the whole group. [LNB]'I had no problem with (manager Roberto) Mancini. I always had a good relationship with him, but the problem is that English football is not so good for Brazilians, it's not my style. [LNB]'I wish success to Mancini, but life goes on. I want to make my name here. [LNB]'I am confident of succeeding with Milan because they have very good Brazilians. It's a club that always wants to play, has welcomed us very well and where many have made history. I hope the same happens to me.'  [LNB] Sharp shooter: Robinho was better in a Brazil shirt than the light blue of City[LNB] Robinho unveiled in glitzy ceremony by AC Milan after quitting Man CitySign up to our FREE Fantasy Football game - with £40,000 in prize money up for grabsBlue Moon Rising: The light side of Man City's rise makes essential viewingNeville: Now I hate Manchester City more than LiverpoolInter to scupper Chelsea's move for Kaka should crocked star leave RealMANCHESTER CITY FC

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